From games of chance to tests of physical skill, ancient North America Indians took their sport and recreation seriously — in some cases, seriously to the point of betting themselves into slavery when they had nothing to wager but themselves.
As UC Santa Barbara anthropologist Barbara Voorhies explains it, “Games are ubiquitous. Every society seems to have them.”
Santa Barbara has been the home of the World Business Academy for more than a decade. In late 2017 the global impacts of climate change hit the local community harder and sooner than we ever could have imagined. Read this blog post about being resilient locally to climate change.
My travel story in the Orange County Register on a long weekend in San Antonio, Texas. A four-day trip to San Antonio will allow plenty of time to see the best the city offers: a day or evening at the downtown River Walk, a trip to the Alamo and a museum, and a day in beautiful Texas Hill Country, a short drive north of the city.
OC Register and OC Family magazine article on three moms making healthy living a family affair.
I wrote the text and shot the photos for this color brochure for the Temecula Valley Rose Society in Temecula, CA
In-depth article published in the Orange County Register newspaper and OCR Family Magazine (Nov. 2014 issue) about the importance of fathers.
Bonding time benefits kids and parents in many important ways. Published July 21, 2014 in the Orange County Register and OCR Family magazine
Published in OC Register Family magazine, Oct. 2014 issue
Flier I wrote for an attorney joining the Oxnard law firm of Arnold LaRochelle Mathews VanConas & Zirbel
TECHNOLOGY AND EDUCATION: A Brave New World: Technology is revolutionizing education. Are students, teachers and parents ready?
In-depth cover story for OC Family Magazine, published in the Aug. 2012 issue.
Family financial planning story, published in OC Family magazine, May 2012
I wrote the text for this color brochure for a physician joining a medical practice in Ventura.